Pathology Handbook

Test directory - B index

Please click on the test name to access a detailed description.

Test Name

Sample Type

Container

Laboratory

β2-microglobulin

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Bartonella serology (Cat scratch fever)

Serum 

Red Top (Plain)

Microbiology

Bence Jones Protein screen

Early Morning Urine

White Top Universal

Clinical Biochemistry

Bicarbonate

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Bile Acids

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Bilirubin

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

BK and JC Virus Serology

Whole Blood

EDTA (Purple Top)

Microbiology

Bleeding disorder screen

Whole blood

Blue Top (Citrate)

Haematology

Blood count

Whole blood

Purple Top (EDTA)

Haematology

Blood culture

Whole blood

Blood Culture Sets

Microbiology

Blood group and antibody screen

Whole blood

Pink-top transfusion EDTA

Transfusion

Blood group phenotyping/genotyping

Whole blood

Pink-top transfusion EDTA

Transfusion

THIS IS NOT ROUTINE BLOOD GROUPING

Blood gases

Whole blood

Special blood gas syringe

Clinical Biochemistry

BNP (NT-proBNP)

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Bone profile

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Clinical Biochemistry

Bordetella Pertussis Serology

Whole Blood

Gold Top (SST)

Microbiology

Borrellia serology

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Microbiology

Botulism

Food Product

40ml Sterile Container

Microbiology

Breast Cyst Fluid

Breast Cyst Fluid

Sterile Universal Container

Cellular Pathology

Bronchial Brushing - Cytology

Bronchial Brushing

Slide Plus Universal Containing Cytolyt

Cellular Pathology

Bronchial Washing/Bronchoalveolar Lavage - Cytology

Bronchial Washing or Bronchoalveolar Lavage

Sterile Universal Container

Cellular Pathology

Bronchial Washing

Saline Washing

White Top Universal

Microbiology

Brucella Antibodies

Serum

Gold Top (SST)

Microbiology

B Vitamins (B1, B2 & B6)

Whole blood

Green Top (Lithium Heparin)

Clinical Biochemistry